Melton Gig Guide: February 9 to 15 - Melton Times

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Back Room Sessions will continue at L’Oliveto tonight, when Alma Sueno gig at the venue.

Husband and wife duo Nia (flutist) and Nick (sax) will serenade you with their fusions of bossa, jazz, reggae and soul music.

The Noels Arms hosts 21 Onyx on Friday as part of their Early Doors Sessions. They’re a duo of female vocals by Jodie Campbell and acoustic guitar by Steve Wilkinson.

Their set list is ever growing with a unique twist on classics from the Foo Fighters to Adele. They also cover Neil Diamond, Justin Bieber, Dolly Parton and T Rex.

Rapture take the stage at the Genny B on Friday. They have a four-piece line-up of seasoned musicians and are female fronted by Jo on vocals. Rapture will perform rock anthems you can sing, dance and air guitar to.

The Genny B is also the venue to be at to see BaKlash on Saturday. The band will cover hits through the “rock of ages” from the likes of The Beatles, Stones, Kinks, T-Rex, Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac, Deep Purple, Pistols, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses, Muse and more.

Saturday sees Breathe Fire headline at the Noels Arms. Musician Mark Kane has attended the venue before with bands such as Stormcrow, Lick of the Python and now Breathe Fire. He said: “I always find the people great and its always been a pleasure to perform here.”

On Saturday Georgia Lily, an excellent young vocal entertainer from Leicester, performs her music covers at The Grapes.

Maslow will make their second Melton appearance of the year at The Noels Arms on Sunday. Expect to hear something that you’ve not heard before, a mix of acoustic guitars, pop/flamenco and funk with bongos, percussion and dance.

The Crown hosts Ray Callcut from local bands Reckless and The Worx on Sunday. Get ready to hear some popular tunes from back yonder in the vaults of classicness.

Tuesday sees Melton Folk Club gather at The Crown, a new venture for all hosted by Adrian Kerr.

On Wednesday there is another open mic night scheduled at The Three Crowns-Steamin’ Bill in Oakham.